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Older pedestrians `unable to cross road in time`

In a new study, researchers have compared the walking speed of the older population in the UK, aged 65 and above, with the speed required to use a pedestrian crossing Continue reading “Older pedestrians `unable to cross road in time`” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Facebook obsessed generation shuns apprenticeships

Valuable apprenticeships have been reduced to begging because teenagers are too obsessed with Facebook and computer games to learn a hands-on trade Continue reading “Facebook obsessed generation shuns apprenticeships” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Chinese eat much more salt than WHO recommends

China National Salt Industry Corporation (CNSIC), the country”s biggest salt producer, on Tuesday launched a plan to reduce the nation”s salt consumption Continue reading “Chinese eat much more More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
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Sperms fight their way to female egg

A mass of sperms fight their way through the female reproductive tract to fertilise a egg, says a new research which explored the properties that distinguish the tens of cells which make it to the egg from the millions More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Female bosses ‘more tolerant’ towards workers’ need of work-life balance

Female bosses are more tolerant of employees doing personal chores during work hours as compared to male managers, a new study has found Continue reading “Female bosses ‘more tolerant’ towards workers’ More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Debate over caffeine’s ability to enhance exercise performance continues

Experts have once again come together to debate whether caffeine, which is regarded by some as being a potent stimulant, enhances exercise performance Continue reading “Debate over caffeine’s ability to More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Hairy limbs better at fending off bed bugs

Hairier skin may be the key to avoid being bitten by bed bugs, a new study has claimed Continue reading “Hairy limbs better at fending off bed bugs” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Now, smart cushioning to prevent bedsores, postural defects

Scientists have now developed a smart cushioning sensor mat that will do away with the discomforts of lying and sitting by equalizing pressure selectively Continue reading “Now, smart cushioning to prevent More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Now, ‘sound perfume’ to help make perfect first impression!

A system of smells and sounds will now help in creating a unique and everlasting first impression during face-to-face interactions, researchers say Continue reading “Now, ‘sound perfume’ to help make perfect More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 8th, 2011
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Brisk walk cuts chocolate consumption by half

A brisk 15-minute walk seems to be the easiest way to cut down chocolate consumption by half at the workplace Continue reading “Brisk walk cuts chocolate consumption by half” »  More...